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Inside: Discover 21 lovely mom-toddler date ideas that will bring you closer to your child!
One of the easiest ways to connect with young kids is finding easy and fun mom-toddler date ideas to enjoy together.
I discovered a lot of lists with mom-child date ideas, but most of them were for older children, so I made my own list of ideas that are suitable for young kids.
I’m sharing with you my list of mom-toddler date ideas and I hope you find here the inspiration you need for planning a lot of nice dates with your little ones.
The main idea of a date is to spend a special time with the child and do something they enjoy. The only rule the parent needs to follow is to focus 100% on the child, without any distractions.
The dates don’t need to be something extraordinary. Spending quality time with yous will make your child happy, even if you do some ordinary things like going together to the grocery shop. It’s not about the place you go, it’s all about the connection you build.
To make the dates even more special for my son, I plan to prepare an invitation and give it to him before the date. I’m sure he will really enjoy it and will look forward to having our date.
My list of mom-toddler date ideas
♥ Make a dance party at home (choose a nice playlist with the songs he likes and dance together)
♥ Go to the library and enjoy the children’s book collection
♥ Go out for ice-cream in a nice place
♥ Go on a day trip together and explore some nice places close to your home
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♥ Cook a nice meal together (or bake some cookies)
♥ Go out to a restaurant and eating his favorite meal
♥ Go to the zoo or to the aquarium
♥ Go to a farm and spend some time in nature and playing with the animals
♥ Make a shopping list together with some things that he likes and go to the grocery shop to buy them
♥ Go to a children museum
♥ Make a craft together (you can also make some handmade presents for dad and grandparents)
♥ Have a picnic (if the weather is cold, you can have the picnic at home, on the floor of your living room)
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♥ Attend a play (if the child is old enough to have patience during the play)
♥ Go on a nature scavenger hunt
♥ Go stargazing
♥ Go to the bookstore and buy some nice children books
♥ Cuddle up in bed and read all his favorite stories
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♥ Have a Pajama party at home, with dance, pillow fights, and popcorn
♥ Go on a coffee day to a nice coffee shop (you can enjoy a tasty coffee, the child can enjoy a glass of milk and a muffin)
♥ Create a photo booth at home and make a lot of funny photos together (then you can print some of them and hang them in the house)
♥ Make a fort together and spend some time in the fort reading books or playing games.
I hope you and your child will enjoy these ideas, and that they will inspire many happy moments together!
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